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by | July 12, 2018 | 07:56

The president's announcement came with fanfare in the east room of the White House with Trump's wife, Melania, Vice-President Mike Pence and several senators in attendance. Wade . But Kavanaugh has ruled on abortion cases in the past, and legal reporter Mark Joseph Stern fears that he may interpret the "undue burden" standard as loosely as possible - effectively undoing Roe v.

by | June 26, 2018 | 02:45

The oil spilled into the swollen Little Rock River in Lyon County when 32 oil tanker cars derailed Friday. Williams said he was unsure how much oil leaked and how numerous cars were leaking. ConocoPhillips spokesman Daren Beaudo said each tanker can hold more than 25 000 gal. of oil. Reynolds was set to visit the derailment site Saturday afternoon as part of a tour of areas hit by recent flooding.

by | June 01, 2018 | 02:18

Re: "Ottawa to spend $4.5 billion to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, Kinder Morgan Canada assets", May 29. Not only is this pipeline in direct violation of the constitutional rights of Indigenous peoples, but the bottom line is there is no viable market for bitumen transported by tankers.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:16

The hurricane centre said Sunday that a tropical storm warning was in effect from Bonita Beach, Florida, to the Mississippi-Alabama border. The weather service posted a storm surge watch from Crystal River northward with 3 to 4 feet of surge possible Sunday - 5 to 6 feet at high tide.

by | May 18, 2018 | 11:06

Murray also claimed that multiplayer changes the game from a solitary sci-fi experience to something more akin to the television series Battlestar Galactica . Race exocraft across weird alien terrains, creating race tracks and trails to share online'. "That's always been the potential I think everyone could see in what we were making, it's been a lot of hard work, but thanks to team and the community we are so glad to finally able to make it a reality".

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:33

However, YouTube Premium will be charged at $11.99 for every new part, the organization said. It promises "official songs, albums, thousands of playlists and artist radio plus YouTube's tremendous catalog of remixes, live performances, covers and music videos that you can't find anywhere else".

by | May 13, 2018 | 09:47

The helicopter will ride with the rover attached to its underbelly, notes the report. Soviet scientists dropped two balloons into the atmosphere of Venus in the 1980s. A successful test could open the door to using helicopters as scouts on future missions, surveying terrain that might be hard for rovers to navigate and even accessing locations that are unreachable via ground travel.

by | May 09, 2018 | 05:16

Putting a date on the plans, Uber said Dallas, Dubai, and Los Angeles would all have uberAIR flying vehicles overhead by 2020. [Image: courtesy of Embraer] Following Uber's guidance, the craft has high-mounted wings fitted with multiple small helicopter-like rotors (eight, in this case).

by | May 09, 2018 | 05:13

Beijing , May 8 A former top Chinese Communist Party official, who was accused of plotting a coup against President Xi Jinping a year ago, was today sentenced to life imprisonment for taking United States dollars 26.7 million in bribes.

by | May 09, 2018 | 05:13

It was a sign that Xi "doesn't feel bound by the order of promotion set by the previous generation of leaders", a Beijing-based party watcher told the New York Times (paywall) at the time. In July, Sun was abruptly removed from his post as the ruling Communist Party's chief of the southwestern city of Chongqing and was replaced by Chen Miner, a protege of current President Xi Jinping.

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:51

In case you aren't aware, Instagram is owned by Facebook , just like WhatsApp . Meanwhile, talking of Facebook , the company will soon have the dating feature , allowing users to make a separate profile visible only to non-friends, who also opted for the same dating feature.

by | May 03, 2018 | 09:30

The CDC updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 121 people had gotten sick in 25 states . The source of the whole head romaine was traced back from the prison to Harrison Farms Inc.in Yuma, AZ. The CDC noted there may be a lag time of two to three weeks from the time a person becomes ill with E. coli to when that illness is reported to federal officials.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:02

The twists and turns began with the number one pick. But a lot of questions have been asked with his leadership. He draws comparisons to Brett Favre in competitiveness but also to Johnny Manziel with size and attitude at times. By the looks of things, 12 or 13 people are really excited about watching a guy eat horse crap. Prisco gave the Denver Broncos an A+ for getting Chubb with the fifth pick.

by | May 02, 2018 | 00:58

The webpage, which went live at midnight, gives users the option to pre-order one of Facebook's first standalone VR headsets. The product page also states that Amazon doesn't know "when or if this item will be back in stock". addresses. The company has released plenty of details today during the Facebook Developers Conference, with Facebook VP of VR Hugo Barra taking to the stage as part of the keynote address.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:20

Audio will be routed via the Lightening connector and Bluetooth instead. Also like iPhone 7 & iPhone 7plus, the new model of iPhoneSE will be powered by last generation A10 fusion chip of Apple , which is nearly 40& faster than the A9 processor in the recent model of iPhone SE .

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:33

SpaceX will attempt to recover the first stage of the rocket by having it land on a drone ship, and the nose cone will, hopefully, get a gentle parachute-assisted splashdown in the Atlantic, where it too can be retrieved. For this two-year survey mission, scientists divided the sky into 26 sectors. Tess will survey a huge number of stars, on the watch for dips in brightness that occur when orbiting planets cross past them.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:34

The objective is to become the last player standing. However, it's worth noting that the VentureBeat report goes on to claim that the mode is still in the prototype phase over at DICE , and has not yet been greenlit as a definitive feature for Battlefield 5 , which is due to release in the fall of this year.

by | April 15, 2018 | 05:03

Chamling hailed Ambedkar for his selfless service to the nation and recalled his role in the framing of Indian constitution. Kovind said, "The country saw 13 presidents before me". In Vadodara in Gujarat, members of a Dalit group "cleansed" Ambedkar's statue soon after Union minister Maneka Gandhi and some BJP leaders paid floral tributes, a community leader said, claiming that their presence had "polluted" the atmosphere.

by | April 07, 2018 | 06:45

It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. Millennium Management Ltd Llc reported 0.02% in Netflix, Inc. Finally, RNC Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Microsoft by 3.4% during the 2nd quarter. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 8. Market Capitalization/Outstanding Shares/Intraday Volume: The company's Market capitalization is $148.21B with the total Outstanding Shares of 2.33B.

by | April 05, 2018 | 00:26

Bloomberg also notes Apple is working to curve the iPhone's display. Apple's latest iPhones have a feature called 3D Touch that responds differently depending on different finger pressures. This would involve a screen where the actual middle of the display is lower than the top and bottom edges, resembling LG's Flex smartphone to an extent.

by | April 01, 2018 | 02:51

The new version of iOS , which has been rolled out for the iPhone, iPad , and iPod touch, consists of an improved ARKit for more advanced augmented reality , and the ability to turn off processor throttling for iPhones with aging batteries inside, in addition to the new Animoji collection, reports The Verge.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:38

In addition to the Gold Hoarder voyages that were available in other betas, there will also be Merchant Alliance voyages this time around, adding some variety to the game. The final "Sea of Thieves" beta will run from Friday, March 9 until 6 AM ET / 3 AM PT Sunday, March 11. Or might they even be there already? Just like the previous Closed Beta , there are no restrictions on streaming, sharing and uploading gameplay footage.

by | March 03, 2018 | 03:07

The smart voice-based assistant will reportedly integrate its knowledge of the Japanese culture to make the translations more accurate. It went quiet for users in many locations Friday because of an outage within Amazon's cloud data service, AWS.

by | February 24, 2018 | 03:18

While the filing does not contain any information about the new devices, it does contain model identifiers which are A1893 and A1954. Is This The iPad With Face ID? Recent rumors have suggested Apple would wait until this fall to release new iPad Pro models with FaceID and a notch similar to what's now found on the iPhone X .

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:35

Today's first step happened with the integration of Google Assistant with the Nest app which will make artificial intelligence services available to Nest Cam IQ indoor with just a shout of "OK, Google". It is worth noting, though, that the outdoor versions of the security camera is not getting this particular update. Current plans have $10 for 10 days and $30 for 30 days.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:33

The V60 will be available with a choice of two powertrains which should be familiar to anyone that's wandered through a Volvo showroom in the past few years. The new Volvo V60 is 4.6 inches longer than the XC60, measuring 187.4 inches in length, while the wheelbase is 113 inches. Sitting on the same Scalable Platform as the 90 Series and new XC60, the new V60 looks pretty much as you would expect, with the overarching impression of a smaller, slightly more sporty V90, but with bits of ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:30

Last month, Instagram rolled out support for GIFs generated from GIPHY , and now, Snapchat has done the same. Some users have been very vocal with their negative reactions to the redesign, and though those complaints haven't really relented, Snapchat has stuck by its decision to change the app.

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:33

KitGuru Says: While the iPhone X might be selling slower than expected, the $1000 price tag will keep it profitable over the course of the year. Last week, Apple informed developers that all new apps submitted to the App Store must support the iPhone X's edge-to-edge display .

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:32

Microsoft has hammered one more nail into Windows Phone's coffin, announcing that Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 will no longer receive notifications. "Once this happens: Your phone will no longer receive notifications". Plus, the "Find my phone" function on those operating systems will no longer work, either.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:57

A 7.2-magnitude quake rattled Mexico on Friday, causing little damage but triggering a tragedy when a minister's helicopter crash-landed on the way to the epicenter, Oaxaca, killing thirteen people, including three children, on the ground. No deaths have been reported in the quake itself so far. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:13

But it also includes $150m (£108m) to "encourage commercial development" at ISS to replace American payments. Congress has directed NASA to study the feasibility of extending space station operations, which cost about $3 billion a year, to 2028 or 2030.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:50

She has won 10 of 23 World Cup races she entered this season - including five slalom victories and two in giant slaloms, her best two disciplines - and went 5-for-5 from January 1-9. "They always look out for me". Not just physically but also mentally. "Being in a hotel room is often at times extremely hard". Before Vonn headed back onto the World Cup circuit last fall, she made what has become an annual sojourn back to their simple house, where she sleeps on a house in the basement.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:01

According to a rumor circulating online, this year's game will be Call of Duty Black Ops 4. At the moment, it kind of feels like Switch port rumors float around every single game before the developers have to come out and say "yes" or "no".

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:13

People in the Middle East, Asia, eastern Russia, Australia and New Zealand will be able to view it during moonrise on the evening of January 31, according to NASA . FULL: While the moon will be full precisely at 8:37 ET Wednesday morning, it'll still be plenty big through the rest of the night and for the next night or two.

by | January 29, 2018 | 02:41

What time is the lunar eclipse in India? As the moon approaches the horizon at moonset in Paducah, the total eclipse will begin at 6:51 a.m. The total lunar eclipse , which occurs about every year or two, is the most palpable of the three events and at the center of Wednesday's pageantry.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:41

The moon moves from the nearest (perigee) to the farthest point (apogee) from one of the focci where the earth is placed. It will also be orbiting closer to Earth than it normally does and will shine about 14 percent brighter than normal, hence the term "super moon".

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:04

This is great news for those who want to use the service as a way of trialling PC versions of Xbox games before committing, or really anyone interested in paying a small subscription to play a game compared to $60 upfront. With 50 per cent faster Hard Disk Drive, existing games will load faster and with system-level Spersampling, the new 4K games will play smooth even on Full-HD TV.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:12

The big news for iOS is support for the upcoming HomePod smart speaker (see " HomePod Arrives February 9th, Multi-Room Audio to Follow Later in 2018 ", 23 January 2018) and Siri learning now to read the news, but otherwise the updates are minor.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:16

The new model is actually a commemorative piece harking back to traditional Range Rovers which featured two doors. There is no official technical information regarding the SV Coupe , as they will be made available in March, at the Geneva event.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:15

Today, Instagram added the ability to include GIFs in your Stories, as GIF stickers. Users can browse now trending GIFs, explore hand-curated recommendation pages or search through a constantly evovling library. GIF stickers are available Tuesday for both Android and iOS users. You can now create the GIFs using the keyboard itself, including using new effects to create animations.

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:33

Unfortunately, there isn't much those who are affected with the rebooting issues can do until Intel releases the new patch . The firm's executive Vice President Neil Shenov wrote: "We recommend that OEMs, cloud service providers, system manufacturers, software vendors and end users stop deployment of current versions, as they may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behaviour ".

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:40

Jeanette Epps, 46, a former Central Intelligence Agency agent turned astronaut, was about to become the first African-American to embark on a mission lasting several months at the International Space Station. NASA assigned her to the flight a year ago. Since completing her training she's worked on various NASA operations and further training while awaiting mission assignment.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:42

At the same time, NASA and researchers from a nonprofit in Berkeley, California, called it the second. Average temperatures in 2017 were 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the average between 1951 and 1980, the year global temperature measurements became possible.

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:48

Responding, Conservative Party deputy chairman James Cleverly said: "Today's election of Jon Lansman and his comrades to Labour's ruling body confirms that the hard left has well and truly consolidated its grip over the Labour Party". He also called for changes to the EU customs union, which sets common external tariffs for countries outside the EU, suggesting it was "in come cases protectionist against developing countries".

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:11

Google quietly acquired a United Kingdom tech startup without anyone noticing - until now that is. The Redux panel speaker uses patented bending-wave technology to produce superb audio directly from a vibrating surface, without the need for a bulky enclosure.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:25

Due to the classified nature of the payload, no further comment is possible. The launch falls on the heels of Sunday's Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station that attempted to send the secretive Zuma satellite into space.

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:30

However, Vivo , last year, had teased a video with a "UnderDisplay" fingerprint scanner which is apparently innovative and could save some space for the fingerprint scanner on smartphone body. As the biometric scanner can be fitted under the screen, we can expect a number of smartphones ditching the rear-mounted fingerprint scanners for a more comfortable user experience.

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:27

The company provided no explanation on why the rumored partnership was called off, which, according to reports, was scheduled for announcement at the CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Huawei and fellow Chinese firm ZTE were both considered potential threats to security of the U.S. and in 2012 the House intelligence committee said that both firms should be barred from any major acquisitions or mergers in the U.S.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:17

The Gunners boss has also been fined £40,000 for his behaviour, the FA has announced. The Arsenal defender was penalised after Kieran Gibbs appeared to push the ball onto his arm, with Wenger feeling his star's action was not deliberate. Wenger has until 6pm on Tuesday to respond to the FA's request for his observations. In the end, maybe it's a fair result. But Wenger didn't agree and criticised the official following the match.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:28

The new Nokia 6 is shorter than the old one while having the same screen (in terms of size and aspect ratio). Nokia is unveiling the Nokia 6 2018 tomorrow during a live event in China. It will be offered in two color variants - black with orange accents, and white with red accents. First introduced as a 2G feature phone at the MWC 2017, the Nokia 3310 3G variant was also recently unveiled by HMD Global led Nokia .